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What does Gwayn mean?

Gwayn Pronunciation of Gwayn as a boys' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Gwayn is "white hawk". Gwayn is an alternate spelling of Gavin (Celtic).


ASSOCIATED WITH white, hawk (eagle)


VARIANTS Gwayne, Gawayne, Gawayn, Gawan, Gawaine, Gawain

RELATIONS VIA GAVIN Gavan, Gaven, Gavyn, Gavynn

(male) Geayn, ..

(female) Gwane, ..

Gwayn Darien (G.D.), ..

How popular is Gwayn?

Gwayn is a rare given name for males. Gwayn is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Gwayn (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Gavan, Gaven, Gavin (#111 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Gavyn (#1697). Usage of these forms of Gwayn was at its most widespread 10 years ago (MEDIAN #895) and is now much less (#1452, 67.6%), with forms like Gavyn becoming less trendy. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gavan, Gaven, Gavin, Gavyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gavin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gwayn is pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gaine, Gayne, Guinn, Gun, Gunn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Crayn, Frayn, Galyn, Gay, Gian, Glyn, Gray, Graye, Gutyn, Shayn, Swayn, Twayn and Wayn. Like Gwayn, these names are not commonly used.

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